Program Location: Hiroshima University, Japan

Program Overview:
The INU Hiroshima program is a short term international experience arranged through the International Network of Universities (INU) and hosted by Hiroshima University in August of each year. The program includes 2 programs with individual themes: 

  • INU Student Seminar for Global Citizenship and Peace
  • INU Master’s Summer School for Global Citizenship and Peace

Program Dates: August 4-12, 2017

Places Available:
INU Student Seminar for Global Citizenship and Peace: 3 undergraduate students
INU Master’s Summer School for Global Citizenship and Peace: 1 postgraduate students

Each selected student is eligible to receive a $1,500 scholarship from Flinders University and an 80,000 YEN scholarship from Hiroshima University.

Open To: Undergraduate and postgraduate students

Application Deadline: 5pm, Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Undergraduate Eligibility: completion of 18 units with an overall GPA of 5.0, or completion of 36 units with an overall GPA of 4.0.

Undergraduate students must be admitted to a Bachelor of International Relations or Bachelor of International Studies, or be completing a major or minor in International Relations, Security Studies, Development Studies or Asian Studies to be eligible for this program. 

Postgraduate Eligibility: completion of 18 units with an overall GPA of 4.0.

Postgraduate students must be admitted to a Graduate Diploma in International Development, Master of Arts (International Development), Master of International Development, Graduate Diploma in International Relations, or Master of Arts (International Relations) to be eligible for this program. 

Credit:
Undergraduate students may opt to complete this program as part of INTR3103 International Practicum (4.5 units). INTR3103 may be counted as a year 3 Bachelor of International Relations topic, an upper level International Relations, Security Studies, Development Studies or Asian Studies major or minor topic, or as an upper level elective.

Postgraduate students are required to complete this program as part of INTR9059 Intensive Summer School on Global Citizenship (4.5 units). 

How to Apply:
Interested students should consult with Jacqui Forte in the School of History and International Relations before applying to ensure that the program is acceptable for credit towards their Flinders University degree.

Interested students should submit their application via email to shir.courseadvice@flinders.edu.au no later than 5pm, Wednesday 3 May, 2017.

Visas: 
Australian passport holders do not require a visa to enter Japan however students travelling on the passport of another country may require a visa. The INU can arrange to provide a letter of support for a Japanese visa application.

Costs:
Flinders students are responsible for their personal expenses (accommodation, meals, visa / passport costs) in addition to return airfares during the INU program.

The following are approximate costs for accommodation, meals and local transport in Hiroshima:

INU Student Seminar for Global Citizenship and Peace: AUD$700
INU Master’s Summer School for Global Citizenship and Peace: AUD$750

To offset the costs of participation, two separate scholarships are available:

$1,500 from Flinders University to assist with travel costs, and 80,000 YEN from Hiroshima University to assist with accommodation and meals.

Further Information:
INU website - http://www.inunis.net/

Check out feedback from previous students: Amelia, Lydia, Mong Sing, Heath, Sarah, Amanda, and Tim.

Program Co-Chairs:
Associate Professor Anthony Langlois
anthony.langlois@flinders.edu.au

Dr Catherine Kevin
catherine.kevin@flinders.edu.au

Student Program Advisor
Ms Jacqui Forte
jacqui.forte@flinders.edu.au